BECK Alexander Alfredovich( Writer)
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Biography BECK Alexander Alfredovich
(1903 - 1972)
Born January 3 in Saratov in a military family physician. Ibid spent his childhood and teenage years, where he graduated from a technical school. Civil war, and the youth of sixteen joined the Red Army. He fought on the Eastern Front under the Urals and was wounded. By chance, it drew the attention of editor in chief of the division of the newspaper and asked him to make a few reports. Thus began his literary career.
Later, essays and reviews Beck began to appear in "Komsomolskaya Pravda, Izvestia. From 1931 he worked in the editorial history of mills and factories, led by M. Gorky. The first story Beka "Kurako", written in 1934, is dedicated to famous Russian Metallurg-Domenchshikov.
Since the beginning of World War II in Moscow is people's militia in Krasnopresnenskuju Infantry Division. Fights at Vyazma already as a war correspondent. Reached Berlin, where he met the Victory Day. The most famous story of Beka "Volokolamsk Highway" was written in 1943 - 44. The continuation of this book was the story "several days" (1960), "Reserve General Panfilov (1960).
After the war, having been in Manchuria, Harbin, Port Arthur, wrote a series of essays. However, the main characters of his works have always been working people. He is the author of essays, short stories, novels about Russian Metallurgy (Collection "Domenchshikov" story "New Profile", novel "Young people" - in conjunction with H. Loyko). In 1968 was published "Post Prose".
Died A. Beck 1972. After his death, published his latest book, "In my lifetime. Roman-notes.